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KCSMMHZ
Feb 19, 2013 6:00am PST
to their counterparts in china to help contain north korea and punish it. a senior diplomat has travelled to beijing for discussions. north korean authorities conducted an underground nuclear test last week, and they're threatening more action. the head of the foreign affairs will head to china. japanese diplomats say he'll call on the chinese to help adopt a new u.n. security council resolution, authorizing more sanctions against north korea. he's also expected to ask to persuade north korean authorities not to conduct anymore nuclear or missile tests. the problem is chinese leaders urge their allies to hold off on the test, but president north koreans did it anyway. now some people in china want their government to rethink their relationship. here's more from beijing. >> reporter: north korea conducted the nuclear test while people in china were celebrating the lunar new year. a spokesperson for china's foreign ministry criticized the action. >> translator: we have released a strong statement regarding north korea's nuclear test. we have made it clear that china is resolutely opposed to this kind
KCSMMHZ
Feb 5, 2013 6:00am PST
it happened in the east china sea near islands both countries claim. >> translator: using this kind of radar, known as weapons radar, is an extremely unusual act. the japanese government believes that the situation could have become extremely dangerous. >> the defense minister revealed the incident happened on the morning on january 30th. the vessels were about three kilometers apart. he also says government analysts are investigating a separate incident from earlier in january. they suspect a chinese navy frigate locked its weapons radar on a self-defense force helicopter. japan and china have been locked in a dispute over the senkaku islands. the territory is in a area potentially rich in natural resources. japan controls the islands, china and taiwan claim them. the japanese government nationalized the islands last september. chinese surveillance ships have been navigating in and out of japanese waters near the territory ever since. the disagreement has affected diplomatic relations and trade. >>> the foreign minister is condemning the recent action in the east china sea. >> translator: w
KCSMMHZ
Feb 6, 2013 6:00am PST
incident involving china's navy and japan's maritime self-defense force. the crew on board a chinese frigate locked their weapon's radar on a japanese destroyer in the east china sea. now, nhk sources reveal it happened 100 kilometers, or what they consider a long way from islands both countries claim. officials with japan's defense ministry say the chinese frigate locked the weapons radar on the sdf destroyer ship a week ago. the ships were reportedly 3 kilometers apart. the officials say crews on a different chinese frigate locked their weapons radar on a japanese helicopter on another destroyer earlier in january. the frigate was reportedly a few kilometers away. these incidents are getting a lot of attention because the two countries are at odds over the senkaku islands. japan controls the territory. china and taiwan claim it. japan coast guard patrol ships monitor the islands. chinese surveillance vessels have navigated in and out of japanese waters around the territory for months, but the chinese navy has not. analysts say the fact that the most recent radar incident happened f
KCSMMHZ
Feb 7, 2013 6:00am PST
japan's leaders nationalized the senkaku islands in the east china sea. japan controls the islands, china and taiwan claims them. he said the crew directed its weapons radar at a japanese destroyer, but they did not train artillery at the ship, said it's not clear if the chinese crew had removed the safety device on the artillery. they are interesting in creating interest. >> translator: japan is trying to tarnish china's image. it doesn't work to improve the bilateral relationship. >> chinese foreign ministry spoke person was responding to a remark by japanese defense minister. he said the use of weapons radar could be considered a threat of force under the united nations charter. china's defense ministry and other agencies are investigating the incident. she again blamed japan for months of strained ties over the islands in the east china sea. the issue is not china flexing its muscles but is really about continuous illegal activities by japanese vessels and planes in china's waters and airspace. >>> populous, prosperous, pushing ahead. china's rise, grounded wealth, power, and p
KCSMMHZ
Feb 8, 2013 6:00am PST
last month between their forces in the east china sea. china's defense ministry issued a statement denying that ever happened. the state refers to two different incidents. crews on the chinese frigot approached a helicopter because it approached their vessel. a chinese ship monday stored a destroyer following it at close range. but the statement denies chinese crews used fire-controlled radar in either instance. it says officials in tokyo released false reports without confirming the facts with their counterparts in beijing. a spokesperson for the chinese foreign ministry also denied japan's claim. >> translator: all of our departments have published the true facts. the japanese claims are complete fabrication. >> later on friday, japan's vice foreign minister summoned china's ambassador to protest the denials. he urged chinese authorities to reinvestigate the case and to adopt preventive measures. >>> japanese defense representatives have provided more information to back up their version of what happened at the end of january. they say their data shows the crew on the chinese fri
KCSMMHZ
Feb 5, 2013 2:30pm PST
. >> that's right. we will also be going to china. we've been reporting all week long, last few weeks as well, and the toxics law in beijing keeping people inside, posing a respiratory threat, especially to the elderly and children now. it is on the move, now in japan. we will be telling you about what people there are doing as well to deal with the threat of china's toxic smog. stay with us. >> welcome back. british prime minister david cameron's bowling conservative party has split in two over his push to legalize same-sex marriages, a move that many of his own lawmakers say was wrong, not a priority for the public, and unnecessarily divisive. >> many conservatives still up in parliament to denounce the legislation ahead of the vote in which up to half of kamins 303 lawmakers are expected to reject the measure on moral and religious grounds. >> matthew and chris were the first to register their relationship at a registry office when england and wales introduced the civil partnership act in 2005. they took the chance to gain official recognition of their 40-year relationship. now the
KCSMMHZ
Feb 6, 2013 2:30pm PST
of how important china has become for the global film industry. like a lot of industries -- cars, mobile phones, everyone wants to get into china, and it is the same in the film business. china is the second largest film market after the u.s., and everyone wants to get in there because it is where the money is to be made. it has gotten so that in hollywood everyone wants their films to be played in china so they will get their scripts approved because if you do not have china nowadays, you will not make any money, and i think that is reflected even in a very respected our house festival like berlin that the future of the global industry is china. >> what can you tell us about the interest from china at the berlinale? >> obviously, "the grandmaster" is the biggest film coming out of china right now. the director is very successful and very well known in europe because most of his previous films have been very european, emotional traumas shot in a beautiful french style. this film is different. it has a bit of that, but it is a martial arts action movie, so it is an interesting combination
KCSMMHZ
Feb 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >>> india's defense minister has voiced his concern over china's recent acquisition of control over a strategically important port in pakistan. his remarks came a week after pakistan's announcement that it would change the management of its southwestern part of gwadar to a chinese state-run firm. the transfer is a matter of concern for india. the port was built with chinese assistance and opened in 2007. it's situated near the strait of hormuz, a key oil shipping lane from the middle east. china has been helping india's other neighbors, particularly myanmar and sri lanka to construct and maintain port facilities. >> i can say it is a matter of concern to us. >> india is wary that china may be trying to increase its influence in the indian ocean, following similar efforts in the south china sea. >>> south korea's next leader has called politicians together to come up with a strategy to deal with with north korea. military leaders in pyongyang have threatened to carry out another nuclear test. >> translator: now is the time for both ruling and opposition parties to unite and call on n
KCSMMHZ
Feb 18, 2013 6:00am PST
the smog that blankets the country. >>> welcome to nhk world "newsline." people in china have been dealing with high levels of pollution day in and day out. they know that the air isn't good for them. now they say that it could trigger serious health problems. researchers at the chinese academy of sciences studied the atmosphere in beijing and tianjin and hebei province. they detected particles of an organic compound that generates photo chemical smog. it causes various health problems including eye irration and respiratory issues. chinese people have just come back from the lunar new year holiday. traffic is increasing and factories are once again operating at full capacity. many say they are worried by the situation. >> translator: i have a sore throat already. i know that pollution is serious out here. >> translator: i can't stand going outside without a mask on. >> experts have called for urgent measures to contain the air pollution. they include tightening controls on vehicle's exhausts and equipping factories to remove pollutants from smoke. officials in japan are closely monitoring
KCSMMHZ
Feb 27, 2013 6:00am PST
's environment ministry are trying to protect people from pollution blowing into china. they have set new guidelines on how and when to issue warnings. people in a number of chinese cities are dealing with smog for weeks. factories and cars are belting out a new pollutant, pn 25. it can cause bronchitis and asthma. warnings will be issued when pm 2.5 could reach 70 micrograms per cubic meter of air. when that happens, the officials say they will tell people to stay indoors and shut their windows. they say children, the elderly, and people with asthma should be especially cautious at any time. these people may be affected by even low levels of pollution. officials plan to notify local governments of the new guidelines this week. >>> state-run media in china are reporting the nation's first aircraft carrier has arrived at its permanent home. the ship is docked in shandong province, where the chinese navy's northern fleet is located. military authorities bought the scrapped soviet-era carrier and had it renovated in the eastern city of dalia. it has been tested at sea on a number of occasion
KCSMMHZ
Feb 12, 2013 6:00am PST
leaders have not responded to china's call for an early resumption of the six-party talks on the north's nuclear program. the talks have been stalled for more than four years. chinese officials maintain that the talks are the only way to achieve a peaceful and nonnuclear korean peninsula. they may find themselves in a difficult position as international pressure is sure to mount on north korea. terui, nhk world, beijing. >>> u.s. president barack obama condemned the test. he said it was a highly provocative act that undermines regional stability. obama said north korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile program pose a threat to peace and security. he said the u.s. will continue to take steps to defend itself and its allies. obama called for what he called swift and credible action, including new u.n. sanctions. >>> prime minister shinzo abe says the test is a grave threat to japan and is unacceptable. abe says the test is a serious challenge to arms reduction and nuclear nonproliferation. he says they have tried to resolve difference with their counterparts in pyongyang without su
KCSMMHZ
Feb 20, 2013 6:00am PST
and american business interests. >> we are concerned about the involvement of the military. >> china's defense ministry has addressed the u.s. allegations as groundless and a defense ministry spokesperson is quoted as say the military has never been involved in military espionage. the country's ip addresses are often stolen and misused and he said that many attacks come from the united states, but china has never blamed the u.s. >>> people who work for u.s. computer giant apple say hackers have hit them too. the attack resembles one last month on employees of social networking company facebook. spokespersons for apple said some employees visited a website for software developers. software designed to attack the company's network infected their computers. the spokespersons say no user data got out. technicians have started distributing software to detect and delete the malicious software. apple managers say they're cooperating with the fbi to identify those responsible. >>> a japanese caller has won a top u.s. award for helping make cell phones possible. the prize is seen as the nobel of engine
KCSMMHZ
Feb 8, 2013 2:30pm PST
, but demand from customers in the u.s. and china is more than making up for it. and it is not just hugo boss. 2012 saw german exporters selling almost 1.1 billion euros worth of goods to international customers. that is 3.4% up from the year before. the value of imports rose as well, but at a more moderate pace. 2012 saw germany's second highest trade surplus since the recession began. >> for a look now on how the german trade numbers move the markets, here is a report from frankfurt. >> not many people here at the exchange dare to give a forecast where -- as to if german exports this year will be as strong as last year's. one factor which supported exports last year was the relatively low euro/dollar exchange rate, and nobody can tell what it will do this year. on the stock trading floor in frankfurt this friday, the dax managed to climb slightly towards the end of the trading day. also thanks to a positive development of the u.s. trade deficit. but still, traders are not heading into the weekend in a positive mood. outlooks that companies have been giving, and of course on the trading week
KCSMMHZ
Feb 11, 2013 5:30pm PST
launched its weapons on the maritime defense in the east china sea. government representatives in beijing denied the allegation. they argued the vessel used navigational radar and not fire control radar. the ships were navigating more than 100 kilometres north of the disputed senkaku islands on january 30th. japan controls the territory. china and taiwan claim it. former u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton said last month the obama administration opposes any unilateral action to undermine japan's control of the islands. her successor, john kerry, supports that position. now, u.s. leaders have expressed concern about an escalation in china's activities around the disputed islands, including a recent violation of japanese air space by chinese aircraft. >>> european authorities are investigating several firms in connection with a meat labeling scandal. food safety regulators are looking into the possibility someone deliberately switched beef for horse meat because it's cheaper to produce. officials in britain and ireland studied frozen lasagnes and hamburgers sold this year in supermarke
KCSMMHZ
Feb 13, 2013 6:00am PST
with officials of china and russia, which are permanent members of the u.n. security council. >>> south korea's incoming president says she may have to decide,deal with it as part of her administration. she made it part of her platform in how to build relations and trust with the north. >> translator: north korean actions affect our policy. the north should understand with any further pro provocation, we will be able to have a dialogue, even if we want to. >> park made the remark on wednesday at a meeting of transition committee panel on foreign affairs in north/south relation. she said the north's nuclear test on tuesday clearly shows the difficulty of building trust and peace on the korean peninsula. she indicated that for the time being, she will focus on preventing such provocation to avoid anxiety spreading among the south korean people. >>> south korean military personnel are trying to determine the type of bomb used for their test. they have taken to the sea and the sky to search for radioactive substances. a defense ministry spokesperson says the samples could help determine the makeu
KCSMMHZ
Feb 25, 2013 6:00am PST
such as the united states, china and russia. about 70,000 people gathered to attend park's inauguration. many of them want her to address the growing income gap between rich and poor and they want her to stabilize relations on the korean peninsula. >> translator: i won a place at the inauguration online. i just graduated from university but haven't found a job yet. i hope our new president will focus on job creation. >> translator: i'm concerned about north korea. they seem to be doing things to provoke other countries, so i hope park's government can resolve these issues. >> reporter: park has now moved into the blue house where she spent part of her 20s when her father was president. after she hosted a party with south korean politicians and foreign dignitaries, the festivities will be over and she will have to start putting her promises into practice. anna jung, nhk world, seoul. >>> park inherits a host of challenges and some are wondering whether she will fare any better than her predecessor, lee myung-bak. lee hongchun, professor at keio university, drew insights from park's inaugural speech. w
KCSMMHZ
Feb 28, 2013 6:00am PST
willingness to improve ties with china and south korea but he urged chinese leaders to use restraint over a territorial dispute involving islands japan controls in the east china sea. he said the use of force to change the current situation will accomplish nothing. the prime minister said he hopes to strengthen ties with russia by visiting the country later this year. he said the relationship has great potential. abe said it's unacceptable that north korean authorities went ahead with their recent nuclear test. he said he will work with other countries to deal harshly with them. the prime minister spent his first two months in office focused on jump starting the economy. he's betting his pick for the next bank of japan governor will push his agenda forward. haruhiko kuroda has been nominated as the nominee. he's president of the asian development bank. kuroda was once a senior finance ministry official. the 68-year-old has head of the adb since 2005. it approved by the diet, he will take over the boj post. the prime minister put forward the names of the two deputy governors. they are gaku
KCSMMHZ
Feb 4, 2013 6:00am PST
china can do something because it's north korea's ally. diplomats agreed they will continue to press authorities in pyongyang to hold off. leaders met. lim says they must be relentless in pursuing this. south korean and chinese officials will stay in closer contact over the nuclear test issue. south korea assumed the rotating presidency of the u.n. security council this morning. lim is believed to have told his chinese counterpart that the security council should impose additional sanctions on north korea if it carries out the nuclear test. north korea's latest rocket launch in december drew international condemnation. this hasn't deterred the country's leaders from revealing their space ambitions. they posted a computer animation of a prototype rocket called l galaxy 9. the animation shows that the rocket lifting off and releasing a space ship that orbits the earth. it also depicts a unified korean peninsula and u.s. cities engulfed in flames. they believe the launch served as a test for a long-ranged ballistic missile. north korean authorities say they plan to develop and launch
KCSMMHZ
Feb 12, 2013 2:30pm PST
had told the u.s. government about the test beforehand. and even china, north korea's sole ally, has urged pyongyang to stop before it makes matters worse. >> tensions are high in south korea. protesters denounced north korea's nuclear tests. north korean state media claim the country had exploded a more powerful bomb than it had been able to build a earlier. diplomats at the united nations security council emergency meeting also expressed alarm. >> countries around the world, including every member of this security council, agreed that this test was an extremely regrettable act that further undermines international peace and security. >> many countries will likely impose new sanctions against north korea, but observers say that china has the most leverage. >> for china, it will depend on showing that north korea has gone too far this time and it will not go without consequences for the north korean-chinese relationship. i expect that china will also decide on painful sanctions for north korea. >> china is north korea's protector, but p'yongyang carried out the nuclear test not far f
KCSMMHZ
Feb 22, 2013 6:00am PST
cities in china last month despite the efforts to reign in speculative activity. officials will expand a pilot property tax program and other measures to curb the price hike. new housing prices rose in january in 53 cities. prices soared 2% or more in the industrial hubs of schennzhen. they went up 1.6% in beijing and 1.1% in wuhan. officials say they will expand taxation on real estate from shanghai to other cities. they say the measure is it to prevent public criticism linked to unaffordable property prices. they also plan to define maximum limits for price fluctuations in beijing and other big cities. >>> authorities in china and japan have been at odds for months over a territorial dispute. but another crisis is prompting them to work together. record levels of air pollution in china have been traveling east spreading fine particles over western japan. officials from both sides have met in beijing to discuss a common response to the issue. a working level meeting took place on friday, following a request from japanese authorities. chinese officials said they introduced emission sta
KCSMMHZ
Feb 13, 2013 5:30pm PST
over southern china as well as taiwan. this one will then head toward the east while developing like the one we saw on wednesday yesterday. if you remember, we saw some sleet in metro tokyo. snow showers in inland locations. but that could happen once again on friday. so again, metro tokyo will see snow showers on friday. meanwhile, snow -- rain -- excuse me. dry conditions for the korean peninsula as well as northern china. dry weather can also be pounds in the indo-china peninsula with the exception on the east coast. scattered showers for the philippines. and temperatures are scorching hot in bangkok at 36 degrees. 21 for hong kong. tokyo at 10 degrees. so a couple of degrees cooler than yesterday. very frigid up toward the north. minus 24 in ulan bator. that's about 15 degrees colder than average. now, in north america we've talked about severe weather in the southeast. 250 millimeters of rain, hail, thunderstorms, and even tornadoes over the deep south. but conditions are changing. this system amoving away from the deep south. things are getting dryer here. but the eastern seabo
KCSMMHZ
Feb 15, 2013 2:30pm PST
the world? tax officials from australia, britain, and china analyze complex schemes to reduce company tax burdens. this one leaves from england to australia, taking advantage of tax havens along the way. the authority of tax officials often ends at the border. investigators request information from authorities and other countries, but it is often not enough. >> when you start looking at very complex affairs, then a simple letter is rarely sufficient to fully explore the issues. by working together, we are able to understand the cultural differences that exist between our different countries. >> in britain, u.s. coffeehouse starbucks sparked outrage when it was revealed the company paid very little tax in the u.k. its trick was to pay high licensing fees to reduce its corporate tax rate. activists say starbucks is no exception. >> there's a lot of online-based companies like amazon, google, facebook, that are avoiding tax, which is outrageous. >> apple, for example, has seen overseas earnings surged in recent years, but at the same time, the company has managed to reduce its foreign tax bu
KCSMMHZ
Feb 21, 2013 6:00am PST
persistent threat. and they say the groups conducting these activities are based primarily in china and they say the chinese government is aware of them. the analysts say a group known as apt1 has targeted nearly 150 victims over seven years, institutions and companies around the world. they concluded that the group is likely government sponsored. they traced apt1 to four computer networks in shanghai. the analysts linked two of the networks to a unit of the people's liberation army. unit commanders are said to recruit students with computer skills who are fluent in english. they are believed to have recruited several hundred to several thousand members. u.s. law enforcement officials have launched a campaign to crack down on those stealing trade secrets. >> as critical technologies have advanced, criminals have adapted accordingly. our need to keep pace with these changes remains imperative and the stakes have never really been higher. >> reporter: chinese government officials say they are not involved. they say many of the attacks come from the u.s. >> translator: china has also b
KCSMMHZ
Feb 1, 2013 6:00am PST
meters into a gully. china central television quotes a local official saying nine people were killed and at least 11 injured. it says a search and rescue operation is under way but is being hampered by poor visibility caused by fog. poli are investigating the cause of the explosion. >>> taiwan's premier is stepping down in the face of growing public frustration with the nomination of jo. chen announced he is announcing due to health problems and he assumed the post after ma ying-jeou was elected. he was expected to use of his economic expertise. he served as a finance official and head of the supervisory commission. but taiwan's economic growth dropped due to the euro zone debt problems and the slowdown of the chinese economy. the administration is being criticized for delaying a reform of the pension system that favors retired civil servants and military personnel. three weeks ago about 90,000 people took part in a rally organized by the largest opposition democratic progressive party. the support for president ma has fallen to 13%. a vice premier is expected to analy analy analyst
KCSMMHZ
Feb 1, 2013 2:30pm PST
to be coming from china. >> the newspapers say hackers hunted for files related to chinese stores including investigation into the family of the premier. >> china has rejected the suggestion that its military may have conducted the attacks. >> the "new york times" says its computer systems have been infiltrated repeatedly over recent months. >> we are a certain as we can be that this had all the hallmarks of an attack by chinese military hackers. >> but beijing has denied this, saying chinese law forbids hacking. >> there is no evidence for this. these allegations are groundless. >> the first attacks coincided with an investigation into the private fortune of the chinese premier's family. a chinese translation of an article was posted on line last october. and many of the cyber attacks have targeted the reporter. >> they were mostly after david barr boasts of's e-mail on both his "new york times" account and any other accounts they could find -- after david barr boasts a -- after david barbosa's email. >> the toy fair is under way right now. >> plenty of fun and safe, but this year's show c
KCSMMHZ
Feb 7, 2013 2:30pm PST
and aerospace group. the company also announced measures to increase its presence in china. the german foreign minister is in the philippines on a mission to boost trade ties. berlin has had frosty relations with manila ever since a trade dispute in the 1990's. >> westerwelle said to some to put that behind the two countries and rebuild relations. germany is manila's biggest trading partner, and strong growth between the two is expected. >> it is the first time in more than a decade that a german foreign minister has paid a visit to the philippines. during talks with his counterpart in manila, the finance minister said they were eager to do more business with the pacific nation. >> the german government aims to further deepen the dynamic economic ties between our two countries through the establishment of an official german philippine chamber of commerce. in our talks, i stated that i am in favor of a free-trade agreement between the european union and the philippines. >> currently, a quarter of the population in the philippines lives in poverty, but the economy is growing fast, and there is a
KCSMMHZ
Feb 14, 2013 6:00am PST
of china. this is looking at friday morning, that storm system just to the south really widespread rain showers but even in tokyo going into the noon hours could see a flurry or two inland. nothing accumulating on the ground but goes to show how cold this will be as it does push overhead. higher elevations will see snowfall not just from this system as it pushes by. that snow effect machine will be turning back up. 30 centimeters of snowfall expected around tohoku. if you're a skier you'll be very happy because that will bring fresh powder for you. high pressure dominating northern china. air stagnation a main issue in the beijing. farther towards the south warm air is moving in. hong kong 23 here for your high on your friday. not that warm actually across most of the u.s. and canada here those. we were talking about a few storm systems one here across florida. that's keeping things rather wet for the time being, some thunderstorms flaring up but nothing too severe. further towards the north watching an alberta clipper moving through bringing heavy snowfall across the great lakes, on to
KCSMMHZ
Feb 26, 2013 6:00am PST
, but we have a stationary boundary start to develop out of china, that will push toward the east. actually through the overnight hours, on tuesday into wednesday. much of the area, 100 millimeters of rainfall, and generally about 30 to 50 millimeters on tap. some of the higher elevations could see 20 centimeters of snow. after it pushes by, it brings in a lot of warm air. temperatures will warm up. tokyo, 13 on wednesday, thursday, up to right around 15 degrees. same in seoul. but see all the area in the blue? that is going to start to invade toward the south. bringing much colder temperatures by the weekend. dropping back into the single digits across much of japan over to northeastern china. we take a look at the americas here, the main topic is this very classic storm system. look at that comma shape, continuing to kick up here, push across the plains into the great lakes. that is going to bring heavy snowfall along the northern periphery, upward of 30 centimeters. anywhere you see in the darker color is really travel delays, heavy snow, bitterly cold windchills. 65 kilometer per hour w
KCSMMHZ
Feb 12, 2013 2:00am PST
and china, there's an awful lot of people being born every day. there is room here. i think people will drift in this direction. the island is not prejudiced. in fact, i think they could not care less as long as people come in. that is what you need. >> his idea is simple -- anyone who does not want to work with sheep can collect seaweed instead. it is widely used in the cosmetics industry. he says the tourist industry could be expanded. the mayor has already brought one new family to the island, but they are scottish. both adults are employed by the local council. the mother works as a home care for the elderly while the father repairs to roads unloading supplies from ships and also works as a fireman. the family rents one of two new houses recently built by the council. >> the house you live in previously was bigger than this one? this one was a chance of a detached house. we are quite happy with it. it suits us, actually. >> most people who are interested in living here would like to buy a property, preferably one of the old forms here. the problem is that no one is selling. >>
KCSMMHZ
Feb 13, 2013 2:30pm PST
in expanding markets and developing countries such as india or china, and experts say that is hurting the bottom line. peugeot will have to restructure to get back in the black. it has already announced plans to cut 8000 jobs this year and an additional 3000 could follow next year. >> 2012 was a difficult year, but a year where we have led the foundations for our industrial and commercial economy. we have to make very difficult decisions for the restructuring plan, and the restructuring plan is on track. >> that pathe will cost jobs in france. peugeot's decision to close factories in paris has sparked protests in recent months with more likely to follow. >> how did the markets respond to peugeot's restructuring plans? we received a summary from the frankfurt trading floor. >> sometimes it is not easy to guess the share price after reading the balance sheet. shares of peugeot rallied up to more than 6% here on the frankfurt floor. investors appreciated the restructuring plans. the market in general did benefit from glimmers of hope according to the economy in the euro area. industrial
KCSMMHZ
Feb 19, 2013 2:30pm PST
. european carmakers such as bmw and volkswagen are having to look further afield to china, the u.s., and brazil. sales to those markets are rising constantly, and german car makers especially see lots more potential in growth markets like latin america and asia. rising sales there are more than making up for falling sales in europe. >> champions league action kicks off in just a few moment time. bayern munich take on english club arsenal with the odds stacked firmly in favor of the germans. >> the team has not conceded a goal in competitive place since mid-december, but london is promising passion on the pitch as the gunners pursue their last chance in the season to end a trophy trout stretching all the way back to 2005. >> unlike bayern munich, and now only have the champions league title to play for. out of the cup and out of contention in the english premier league, they need a big performance against the bavaria's to quiet the critics. >> of course, we will try to score goals. but we tried to go forward and tried to score goals. >> in london, they are hoping to continue their
KCSMMHZ
Feb 21, 2013 2:30pm PST
looking to increase sales to china. the company is hoping that it will soon become a household name there as well. >> the miniature little girl playing with legs. >> my son does. we have some projects in progress. >> stay with us. we will be back with our project in one minute. >> welcome back, everyone. one year ago, russian punk band pussy riot staged an anti-putin protests. they ended up in jail, and they got the world's attention. >> it raised questions about the president's intolerance of dissent. 3 -- two of the band's three members are serving prison centers -- sentences. >> what has been released, and she said that she has no regrets. >> her involvement in pussy riot turn her life upside down. this is the church she and her friends entered last year. performed what they called a punk prayer to protest the close ties between the kremlin and the church. a short while later, three of them were arrested. >> it was a logical consequence if you look at what has been happening in russia over the past several years. we have an authoritarian regime. the orthodox church has a lot of i
KCSMMHZ
Feb 24, 2013 5:30pm PST
. snow across southern china. this one will intensify and then hit toward the east, so western japan will be impacted by this rain on tuesday. here is your highs on east asia. only 1 degree for beijing, about 11 degrees on saturday, so a sharp drop on your monday. so what? 60 degrees and another chilly day for us in tokyo, about 80 degrees. on 15 degrees i'll fimly get a chance for the taste of spring in milgd. hagt clause over the northwest, and couple of these disturbances over the eastern seaboard. i want to show you a situation coming out of new south wales first. on sunday morning, winds reach up, uprooting houses. emergency crews received more than 1,000 calls for help throughout the greater sydney region. electricity to 10,000 homes was cut off. the peak of heavy rain is over but light showers will continue across the eastern seaboard for the next couple days, so the risk of flooding will get even higher. to the north, more of concern is this location. this is tropical sumurasty. it could become a 3 or 4 when it reaches your west coast monday. winds and strong winds are going
KCSMMHZ
Feb 26, 2013 2:30pm PST
it pivot to asia, as a response to the rise of china. >> the implications in europe for just as profound. many feared it was just as much a pivot away from old allies. >> john kerry is saying europe is more important than ever. here's more on the state a transatlantic ties. >> it is a love affair that spans the atlantic -- americans cannot get enough of german cars. sales are surging, exports are rising, and german car makers now operate their own plants in the u.s. like this one in tennessee. then there are political relations. chancellor merkel and president obama are said to be cordial with one another but not close. what there is, though, is in recognition of the need to work together. >> on both sides of the atlanta, there is a realization that we are not as strong as we thought we were. but the u.s. and europe have been weakened by the financial crisis, and that has led to the conclusion that we need to do more to grow stronger together. >> president obama has sought to allay fears among europeans that he couldn't let them in favor of asia. in his recent state of the union address,
KCSMMHZ
Feb 28, 2013 2:30pm PST
methamphetamine. they discovered almost 600 kilograms of the drugs hidden in a chemical shipment from china. the estimated read value is 350 million -- street value is 350 million euros. three arrests have been made. >> bayern munich fans are celebrating their team's victory. it was a long time coming. emmy bayern's second win over dortmund in the past three years -- only iron -- bayern's second win over dortmund in the past three years. >> bayern's top dogs could not have been more pleased. >> we played some perfect football. it does not get any better. >> a year and were the better team from the outset -- bayern were the better team from the outset. there was a score in the 43rd minute. the game's only goal. >> we just wanted to win. we wanted to show everyone what good form we are in. i think that is what we did. >> dortmund seemed to wake up in the second half of the game, but it was not enough to put bayern's lead in any danger. >> to beat bayern, you have to play good football for the entire 90 minutes. >> the victory was even sweeter since munich failed to win its last six games agai
KCSMMHZ
Feb 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
different things happened in the sea. japan is saying china used radar, but china is issuing a statement denying it ever happened. there were two separate incidents. on january 19, it admits crews trapped the japanese helicopter because it had approached their vessel. in the second case, on january 30, the china ship said it monitored a destroyer that was following at close range. but the statement denied that they used fire radar in each instance. they said they released false reports without confirming it with their counterparts in beijing. the prime minister also denies it. >> reporter: the japanese claims are complete fabrication. >> chinese authorities admit their navy crews used radar to monitor the radar, just not weapon-controlled radar. they had a full examination of data collected last month by defense force personnel. they say the analysis shows chinese crew members directed what appeared to be artillery-guiding radar at the sbf destroyer. but they stress no artillery was pointed at the vessel. the officials say the destroyer's electronic wave detecting system detected high fr
KCSMMHZ
Feb 22, 2013 5:30pm PST
spoke about sanctions in the east china sea. japan controls tehe territory bt china and taiwan claim it. he said they would respond calmly to china's challenges and he noted that japan's alliances act as a stabilizing factor. obama issued a statement on the u.s.-led negotiations for the partnership free trade agreement. they say japan or any other nation that joins the negotiations will not be required to promise to eliminate all tariffs. abe is under pressure from japanese farmers to stay out of the ttp. later he expanded on the state of japan-china relations in light of the recent tension over territory. he said he hopes there will be an opportunity to hold talks with chinese leader she jinpin. >> translator: at the summit meeting, president obama and a greed to conquer the free waters and establish a labor built by law and not by force. at the same time, japan sign signed -- japan-china relationship is one of the most important bilateral relationship to our nation. i hope china will revisit the principle of strategic and reciprocal relationship. i would like to stress that the door f
KCSMMHZ
Feb 1, 2013 5:30pm PST
japan are planning to do more to track an unwanted import from china. air pollution from the world's second largest economy is on the move. officials in schuylkill city are adding equipment so they can raise levels and warn residents. air pollution in beijing and other parts of china remains a health concern. industrial emissions have been pumping something known as fine particularate matter into the air. these tiny particles can cause asthma and bronchitis. their amount in the china capital is 20 times higher than in tokyo. residents of schuylkill city have voiced concern about the health risks. the city already has six commanding posts. they plan to set up three more in different locations. they plan to help fix it when they learn standards. they will warn residents when levels exceed safety limits. schuylkill residents say they are the first in japan to start forecasting air pollution forced by circumstances coming from japan to china. a decision to designate the japanese eel an endangererred species plans to take away one of the main meals. the eel is in sharp decline. it has d
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